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Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 11:30am EDT
to counterdemonstrations that pulled down the government of viktor yanukovych to a creeping russia, to the eruption of protests across eastern ukraine, to what we have today, a situation inching closer to all-out fighting to russian alined irregular forces and ukranian military forces. as uptions and storming the buildings spread, the kiev government threatened retaliation and publicly acknowledged it lost before the fighting began. when the ukrainian government fought back, russia, a foreign country, warned ukraine about trying to reoccupy its open government buildings on its own soil. the tempo of fighting is increasing and people continue to die. >> reporter: pro-russian forces brought down two military helicopters in slovyansk - one using a sophisticated surface-to-air missile. this man is said to be a survivor. two other helicopter crew members were killed, along with a pro-russian militiaman. it was the first sign of the kiev government's counteroffensive to reclaim the eastern part of the country. >>. >> operations are ongoing, casualties mounting as an offensive against the pro-russian insu
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 11:30am EDT
in the next few minutes. one being the crisis in ukraine. much of it's a exports come from russia. and the eavesdropping on angela merkel's phone. libby casey joins us by phone right now. and libby, you have been tracking the developments that have been taking place. this is not going to be as smooth sailing as many hoped. >> reporter: good morning, del, as i talked to the german reporters, and we're talking about political scientists and scroll lars as well. they say that angela merkel is a very polite leader. don't expect her to throw our fireworks live. but they said she will be speaking intense words behind closed doors to president obama over concerns not just about what happened prior, but also the obama administration's reluctance, unwillingness to turn over her nsa files to the german government. it does not look like we'll be seeing any development in an intelligence sharing or no spy arrangement that is something some hoped could happen but it does not look possible. the u.s. does not see a lot of value in the intelligence that germany could offer. so we may see some war
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 11:30am EDT
's oldest and closest relationships in asia with talks with the philippines . russia continued to muscle ukraine, syria is set to turn over the last of its chemical weapons but continues to kill civilians with hayes, and he returns to washington empty hasn'ted with th handed with talks from palestine and israel. >>> in crisis around the world in the past five years did the u.s. get the approach that the president wanted? that's the "inside story." let's recap by looking at the u.s. in the world during the obama years. >> reporter: u.s. president barack obama headed home after a week-long visit to four asian nations. the trip was part of the president's promise to strength solidarity and trade. >> today the philippines welcomed president obama. >> reporter: but in the news conference along side the filipino president, a reporter brought more to the surface than planned. >> as you end this trip, i don't think i have to remind you there have been unflattering reminders of your foreign policy. >> reporter: unscripted reminder of the president's modest successes abroad. >> typically criticism
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 11:30am EDT
the same as today. the decision of the u.n. the u.s. russia, and was that these organizations would not recognize until they fulfill three conditions, one was to improve the agreements between israel and plo, and the third one which could be the most important one, to recognize the state of israel. they are not willing to agree on none of these three conditions. >> that's the perfect chance to turn to mustafa, you were at the ceremony where the two sides declared this settlement going forward. was it understood from the beginning that this was going to end israeli participation in any talks? >> well, i've been listening, and it's very strange to hear what was said. because the israeli representative is blaming the plo for having negotiations with hamas while israel itself has held negotiations with hamas itself for a cease-fire. and israel has seen no problem, now they want to prevent those things were unifying their ranks. let me first tell you what israel is about, because i think the american audience doesn't know enough about israel. israel is a country that is practicing terror
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